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Lima, Peru
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61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Hotel Soramba is well located near Piazza and close to the office I was visiting, but is just OK, no great rooms, no great food. However I will say service was good, people are kind and willing to help. Rooms are basic have nice balcony so you can see all city, and even when is located in a busy street... More 

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Kigali
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

The food was good, the service was good, the location was great, but all that paled to the fact that the sliding balcony door didn't lock. There was a long, sturdy rope-like pipe hanging from the roof, right in front of my balcony and down to the ground, and I immediately imagined someone climbing up in the middle of the... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I have stayed in this hotel in two occasions, but will not go back again. The rooms are large and nice, but the staff, especially the reception and food quality are very bad. The first time I arrived at the airport, there was no shuttle waiting for me although I called the hotel the day before as well as an... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2012

The room was ok, but the bed too hard. Strength: location, price, wifi in the lounge and restaurant. Weaknesses: the breakfast (!!!) is a joke as the rest of the food served. Slow service. Extra charge if you pay with Visa.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 15 December 2012

I only stayed here for 1 night while in transit. But the hotel and the staff are fabulous!! Staff are friendley and very helpful - I cant faul them. The room was clean and spacious with a colut tv. Running hot & cold shower. Typical hotel breakfast (local jucies included). The hotel is in a very good location & in... More 

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London
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2012 via mobile

Close to western standards. Clean rooms, but maintenance not perfect. Wifi in public areas. No aircon, but not really necessary at this altitude. Good location. Slightly pricey for a locally-owned hotel, but probably worth the bit extra. Breakfast good enough on a good day, but not always. Trying hard to provide good service, but ultimately "this is Africa".

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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78 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Spent countless hours trying to find a solid 3-star/low 4-star hotel in Addis. Tough! There are the couple name brand hotels for hundreds of US and oodles of low priced, uncertain places popping up in search results. I gave this place a try. It is new - a year or two old. But it seems a bit dated. Staff, as... More 

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Ixtapa,Mexico
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

This hotel is a joke! No one came to get us at the airport, which set the mood for the rest of the nightmare. We arrived and the " suite" is a joke. The phone did not work, Internet did not work, the shower had lukewarm water. The refridgerator and hair dryer did not work. There is no gym! Adding... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

The hotel isn't in the best location for accessing Addis and the room wasn't particularly clean. It didn't feel like a safe part of town to wander about in. When I visited none of the gym/spa facilities were in operation. On the plus side the staff were very friendly and welcoming and the restaurant served good quality Ethiopian cuisine.

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UK
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144 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Stayed here one night and left quite early, before breakfast. The facilities themselves are fine. The room was large and I liked the balcony. There's a good selection of English channels on the television. Wireless internet works in the lobby, and there's a couple of internet terminals free for use. As mentioned before, it seems inexplicable that the rooms feature... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Additional Information about Hotel Soramba

Address: Belay Zeleke road, near Minelik Sq. | Arada Sub city Woreda 01 Kebele 03/09 House # New, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: RM204 - RM418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Soramba 3.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Avoid rooms facing the street...actually unless service changes, avoid hotel altogether.”
 of 5 bubbles vi0las0, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“i recommend the 5th and 6th floor. best view”
 of 5 bubbles stevo243, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I like the ones facing the road with a cosy rounded balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Madrid_Traveller, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All single rooms have road frontage. Only the double rooms with two beds face away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles globalguy2014, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Quiet rooms are away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles NCBW, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
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